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Ag store seeks donations for food banks

Published: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

PROPHETSTOWN – Birkey’s Farm Store will accept donations until April 4 toward a campaign to raise $100,000 for River Bend Food Bank and six other food banks.

To donate to the 60-Day Hunger Drive, visit or go to a local Birkey’s store. In the Sauk Valley, Birkey’s stores are at 200 North St., Prophetstown, and 928 S. Division Ave., Polo.

An open house will be from 7 1 p.m. Thursday at the Prophetstown site. Food bank representatives will be available to speak with guests and accept donations.

On display will be a fully restored 1954 Farmall Super MTA tractor, which will be given away at the end of the hunger drive.

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